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Call to undefined function  mcrypt_module_open() in CLI only, works fine when in browser

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Hi,

I'm encountering a weird problem.

I'm using xampp 1.6.4 on a  windows box. I'm trying encryption using the CLI for PHP and gets the error: "Call to undefined function  mcrypt_module_open() in ...."

Running phpinfo (php.exe -r phpinfo();) in the cli does not show mcrypt as enabled. Viewing the same script thru the browser, however, shows mcrypt as enabled.

Please help me in enabling mcrypt in CLI.

Thanks!
SWB
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by:Beverley Portlock
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Mcrypt does not always install properly on Windows. Try copying libmcrypt.dll from your PHP root folder (presumably C:\PHP) to \Windows\System32
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by:SWB-Consulting
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Thanks bportlock,

I tried this but still got the same error. I copied libmcypt.dll from my xampp\php to C:\Windows\system32 and restarted apache.

Any more thoughts ?
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Beverley Portlock earned 2000 total points
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Ensure that the CLI version can see php.ini or copy php.ini to the CLI folder. From what you report it seems like the CLI version is not loading the mcrypt module.
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Hi bportlock,

Thanks You! I was finally able to make it work. The fact is, php cli in xampp has a separate php.ini file inside xampp/php where it gets the config from when using CLI. ( It usese the one in xampp/apache/bin when serving to a browser). Weird, huh ?

Nevertheless, I am giving you the points because you helped me find the solution.
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Thanks for the comment. It's always nice to know .... good luck with whatever you're doing.
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